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Brilliant Work

Thank you so much for all your hard work! We have loved seeing what you’ve been up to. Look at how busy you’ve all been:     

Foil Sculpture

Try this art activity. Maybe you could link it to our work on ‘Owl Babies’ and make a foil owl? Have fun experimenting with the paper and foil and seeing what shapes you can mould and sculpt.

Number Wands

Here is a fun activity to help with your counting skills. To make your wand: Using a wooden skewer or tightly rolled up piece of paper make a stick shape. Cut out a star shape and glue that to the top of your stick. Write on a number that is less than 20. Look at …

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Brilliant Work!

It’s been great seeing all of your work this week. You have created some fantastic new story characters and we have loved reading all the great adjectives  you have used to describe them. It’s lovely to see that some of you have been trying the blog activities too (great idea to use a spoon for …

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Word Splat

Here is a fun game to learn reading words. Last week we focused on the sounds ‘ch’ and ‘sh’ and this week we are focusing on the sounds ‘th’ and ‘ng’. Write some words with these sounds in them (for example; chop, chip, ship, shock, strong, long, thick, moth), call out a word, read it …

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Brilliant Work!

It has been great to see all your fantastic work this week Reception. We have loved looking at your story maps and seeing some of you doing this in different creative ways. We were also very impressed by the Worry Dolls lots of you made for Children’s Mental Health Week. It makes us laugh lots …

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Worry Dolls

As part of Children’s Mental Health Week we thought you might enjoy making your very own worry doll. Follow the instructions below: No wool or string to decorate your worry doll? Try using cut grass for a funny hairstyle or cut out little circles of paper and stick them on. Maybe add a pattern to …

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Thank you Reception!

We just wanted to say a big thank you to all of you (and parents) for your hard work at home. It has been brilliant to see your work on Tapestry and all the Reception Team have been really impressed. Here are just a small selection of photos to show what you’ve been doing this …

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Cleaning Windows

Hello Elephants and Zebras, I wonder who had a go at our washing activity a few weeks back? This week we want you to continue being great helpers at home and try to do a few more jobs. Maybe you could make your bed every morning or help to sweep the kitchen floor using a …

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Gingerbread Man Recipe

While we are learning The Gingerbread Man story it’s the perfect time to make delicious Gingerbread people. This is a recipe you could use and there are others on the internet or in cookery books. Make sure you have a grown up to help you. Ingredients 350g/12oz plain flour (plus extra for rolling out) 1 tsp bicarbonate …

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